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    • The Wasp

    • Feb. 20, 1904
    • The San Francisco Wasp – based at 514 Market Street – operated as a colorful publication “of illustration and comment,” running from 1876 to 1941. The digitized pages are from July 23, 1898 and February 20, 1904 issues. Founded by the Bohemian...
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    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Henry Spring, Inc

    • 1918
    • This circa 1918 advertisement promotes the wares of Henry Spring, Inc. The Michigan native started in the automobile business in 1916, having gone on to sell Ford, Packard and De Soto lines. The pictured Earl Cooper was one of the nation's highest...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i09
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 22, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Regal Service Station

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the Regal Service Station, located at 1221 through 1231 Third Street. Giveaway stamps, redeemable for merchandise, are advertised along with a fifteen-month battery for six dollars and eightty-eight cents. A vintage 1960...
    • 624
    • Fritz and Bartlett Automobile shops at Sixteenth and J Streets

    • 1935
    • Pictured here in 1935, the auto top and upholstery business of Fred P. Fritz shared 1615 J Street with William H. Bartlett's Automobile Body Work, Auto Painting, Fender and Body Repair Shop. The employees of both enterprises, along with two...
    • 381
    • Lester Motors Studebaker

    • 1944
    • Taken in 1944, this photograph shows Lester Motors Studebaker, located at 1301 K Street. At the time of the photograph, Lester – founded by Edward “Ted” Lester – was the northern California distributor of Studebaker cars. With World War II raging...
    • 407
    • Ransome's Truck Service

    • 1942
    • Pictured on March 8, 1942, is the newly constructed Ransome truck terminal at 324 North Sixteenth Street. It was built in order to provide mechanical, lubrication, fuel and personal assistance to agricultural and industrial truckers operating in...
    • 420
    • Texaco Automobile Service Station

    • 1931
    • This August 17, 1931, photograph shows Texas native Bert B. Elam's Texaco Gas Station as it sat at 3800 J Street. In 1935, Texaco had decided to make Sacramento its Northern California and Nevada headquarters and, by 1932, had set up storage...
    • 23
    • Jas. S. Remick Co., Inc

    • 1921
    • Front and back of the advertisement are color images promoting the James S. Remick Company. Remick, a native of California, started an automobile supply house in 1911, locating it at 1201 K Street. It was in operation until his premature death in...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i08
    • Lester Motors Ford

    • 1946
    • Pictured in January 1946 is Lester Motors Ford at 1301 K Street. Founded by Edward “Ted” Lester in 1935, the original Lester Motors Studebaker was located at Sixteenth and K. In May 1937, and after a 12,000 dollar renovation, Lester moved his...
    • 408
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • The Review, June 1912

    • 1912-06-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • California State Automobile Association Building

    • 1942
    • Pictured is the California State Automobile Association building as it sat on November 23, 1942, at the corner of Seventeenth and L Streets. Just six years earlier, thieves broke into the building and took the organization's safe which contained...
    • 36
    • C. M. Coffing

    • 1937
    • Shown is a 1937 billhead representing a transaction with longtime Sacramento automobile dealer Claude M. Coffing. The Indiana native entered the business in 1912, starting a career in which he sold Ford, Dodge, De Soto, Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac,...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i12
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Earl P. Cooper, Inc

    • 1919
    • Shown is a 1919 billhead for Earl P. Cooper, Inc., located at 1014 Twelfth Street. Cooper, one of the premier car racers of the early twentieth-century, opened the shop in 1917 as a distributor for Prest-o-lite and Firestone products.
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i11

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